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Carpet Fitter/Upholsterer - MT2931RGBGB

University of St Andrews - Estates

Location: St Andrews
Salary: £23,487 to £27,116 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd June 2022
Closes: 11th July 2022
Job Ref: 353478

Start date: as soon as possible

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated qualified Carpet Fitter/Upholsterer to join our multi-disciplinary maintenance team responsible for the operation and maintenance of a wide range of services throughout the University Estate.

You will work as part of the Estates Trades Team and assist with the provision of maintenance duties carrying out varied works to include the laying and repair of textile and vinyl floor coverings, the repair of window blinds. You will also carry out upholstery repairs to various item of furniture across the University’s extensive and varied estate. You will work as part of a small team undertaking both reactive and planned maintenance duties, executing workmanship to a high standard and ensuring strict compliance with all Health and Safety legislation.

The role will primarily be based at Woodburn House; however, there is a planned move to a purpose-built facility in the North Haugh area of the town this will become in time the base for the successful candidate. The role will require the post holder to regularly travel across the Estate to support of the operational requirements of the team and therefore a full driving licence is essential.

You should be flexible in your approach to work, have a good general education, excellent communication skills, be highly motivated, have a helpful manner and possess a clean driving licence. The ability to cope well when under pressure and the ability to demonstrate a flexible approach without supervision is essential. You should be able to work effectively both independently and as a team member

Excellent terms and conditions apply – 36.25 hours/week (working hours will vary between the hours of 7am and 6pm and specific timings will vary between work colleagues to suit any operational needs); 30 days annual leave plus 5 statutory days; contributory pension scheme.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/

In accordance with the new immigration rules, it is with regret that this role does not meet the current suitability requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. The University encourages all interested candidates to apply regardless of nationality and all applications received are assessed against the essential and desirable criteria listed in the further particulars. The successful candidate will have to demonstrate their right to work in the UK prior to commencing employment and where required, obtain the right to work in the UK without relying on University sponsorship. Information on other visa options is available at https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa or by contacting our HR Immigration Team on hrimmigration@st-andrews.ac.uk.

Closing Date: 11 July 2022

Interview Date: TBC

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